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History of sociology. History of sociological theory

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  • Liquid Lifeby Zygmunt Bauman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95

    'Liquid life' is the kind of life commonly lived in our contemporary, liquid-modern society. Liquid life cannot stay on course, as liquid-modern society cannot keep its shape for long. Liquid life is a precarious life, lived under conditions of constant uncertainty. The most acute and stubborn worries that haunt this liquid life are the fears of being... more...

  • Zygmunt Baumanby Dennis Smith

    Wiley 2013; US$ 28.95

    In this major new assessment of Zygmunt Bauman's work, Smith gives a clear introduction to this controversial and challenging sociologist. more...

  • Contemporary Social Theoryby Anthony Elliott

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    In this fully updated new edition, Anthony Elliott examines the major theoretical traditions from the Frankfurt School to globalization and beyond, taking into account the most recent developments in social theory. more...

  • The Frankfurt School and its Criticsby The late Tom Bottomore

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95

    Controversial look at the School's contribution to modern sociology, examining issues previously not discussed, such as the neglect of history and political economy by the critical theorists, and the relationship of the School to radical movements. more...

  • The Structure of Social Theoryby Anthony King

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 44.95

    According to social theory, society consists of objective institutions, structure, on the one hand, and individuals, agency on the other. This book lays out a new paradigm for sociology today. more...

  • Adorno, Habermas and the Search for a Rational Societyby Deborah Cook

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    Exploring the premises shared by both critical theorists, along with their profound disagreements about social conditions today, this book defends Adorno against Habermas' influential criticisms of his account of Western society. more...

  • From Post-Industrial to Post-Modern Societyby Krishan Kumar

    Wiley 2009; US$ 53.95

    The second edition of this classic study, revised with a new and substantial opening chapter. New edition of a classic study by a leading social theorist Explores three major ideas crucial to contemporary social theory: the information society, post-Fordism, and post-modernism Places the three key ideas within the context of contemporary discourse... more...

  • The vocation of reasonby H.T. Wilson

    BRILL 2004; US$ 74.00

    Wilson (York U., Toronto) collects ten journal articles and book chapters published between 1976 and 2004 on the thought, influence, and milieu of American philosopher Weber (1864-1920). Some consider the limits of rationality by discussing such topics as critical theory in American from 1938 to 1978 as a case of intellectual innovation and its rec more...

  • Modernity and Postmodern Cultureby Jim McGuigan

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 44.00

    Critically assesses claims made about the 'postmodernization' of culture and society, and explores the complex interplay between the modern and the postmodern in an increasingly 'globalized world'. This book argues that although culture may be 'postmodern' in terms of art, entertainment and everyday life, modernity exists and is pervasive. more...

  • Fifty Key Sociologists: The Contemporary Theoristsby John Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 30.95

    This text covers the life, work, ideas and impact of some of the most important thinkers in this discipline and is ideal for students of sociology, cultural studies and general studies, as well as other readers interested in this fascinating field. more...